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Applying background color to ordered list numbers, NOT content

HaLo2FrEeEk
404 Contributor
I need to know how / if it's possible to apply a background color to a ordered list item's numbers, and not the content itself. I've tried:

Expand|Select|Wrap|Line Numbers
  1. ol {
  2.    background-color: #FFFF00;
  3.    }
But that does the opposite, applies the background color to the list's contents, but not the numbers. I'm making a syntax highlighting script that shows line numbers and I need to be able to clearly separate the line numbers from the code.

Can someone help me achieve this please?
Jun 8 '10 #1
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HaLo2FrEeEk
404 Contributor
That's much more elegant than my solution, but it doesn't work in IE7. My logs show I'm still getting a decent number of visits from IE7 users. Here's the page with my solution:

http://infectionist.com/extras/cshar...blf_struct.php

It even works on my Android phone.
Jun 9 '10 #2

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